At the Hong Kong spring auction hosting a diverse group of bidders from 13 countries on four continents, Zao Wou-Ki’s large-dimension painting "29.09.64" was sold for nearly NT$ 600 million, setting a global auction price record for the artist’s work. Not only was this a testament to the vitality of the Asian art market, it has proven the enchantment of Zao Wou-Ki’s works on the art scene in both the East and the West. As an artist whose works have become symbolic of Western capital "moving eastward", Zao Wou-Ki’s art beckons to be valued in its own right, beyond the artwork itself, which shows that art can be forever free of time and space constraints with the vigorous promotion and the precise preparations of chronological catalogs for relevant exhibitions.

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